Air chiefs quit over Total boss death

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 17:14
The chief executive of Russia's Vnukovo airport and his deputy resign after a plane crash this week that killed the head of France's Total, Christophe de Margerie.
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Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 17:08
Nato warplanes have intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions between the West and Russia.
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Japan minister in sex bar funds row

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 16:51
Japan's new trade minister Yoichi Miyazawa is forced to defend himself after it emerged support staff spent office money at a sex club.
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Balotelli shirt swap angers Rodgers

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 16:29
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unhappy Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Real Madrid's Pepe at half-time.
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VIDEO: Trapped in toys: Toddler's arcade adventure

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 16:25
Firefighters had to free 18-month-old Colin Lambert after the toddler climbed inside an arcade game in Maryville, Tennessee.
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Rwanda MPs condemn BBC over genocide

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 16:15
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
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Kansas City level World Series

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 15:56
Kansas City Royals beat San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game Two to level the best-of-seven World Series.
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Tesco boss to quit over profits error

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 15:34
Tesco chairman Sir Richard Broadbent will leave the firm after the company announced a bigger-than-forecast hole in its profits.
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VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 15:16
Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.
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Mother holding 1-year-old baby jumps in front of train in Tokyo

Japan Society News - October 23, 2014 - 14:54
A 36-year-old woman holding her one-year-old son in her arms jumped off the platform in front of a train at Nezu Station on the Chiyoda subway line in Tokyo, police said. (Japan Today)
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Nikkei loses 0.37 pct on falling U.S. stocks

Japan Economy News - October 23, 2014 - 14:53
The Nikkei stock index closed negative, losing 0.37 percent Thursday, following a roller coaster series of runs recently, with the market being dragged down eventually today by falling U.S. shares overnight. (globalpost.com)
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Finance Ministry wants to squeeze more children into classrooms, close elementary schools

Japan Education News - October 23, 2014 - 14:51
The Finance Ministry will ask the education ministry to increase the maximum number of students per class for first-graders at public elementary schools to 40, from the current 35, in a bid to cut the education budget for next year, it has been learned. (Japan Times)
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Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 14:10
Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.
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VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 14:06
A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.
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India's Modi to see Kashmir floods

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 13:59
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to arrive in Indian-administered Kashmir to see the extent of damage caused by last month's floods.
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Canada 'not intimidated' by attacks

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 12:57
Canada "will never be intimidated", PM Stephen Harper says after two deadly attacks - including one that ends in a shootout inside parliament.
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VIDEO: Louisiana's vanishing voodoo culture

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 10:55
The BBC Pop Up bureau explores the rich heritage of voodoo culture among the Cajun and Creole communities of Louisiana.
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Six surprising Ebola numbers

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 10:29
Six surprising numbers from the fight against the epidemic
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'Anti-extremism' school code shelved

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 09:56
The Department for Education has shelved plans for a code of practice for some religious schools which operate outside of mainstream education, the BBC learns.
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Pre-Python TV episodes rediscovered

BBC World News - October 23, 2014 - 09:47
Two episodes of 1960s TV comedy At Last The 1948 Show, which starred John Cleese and Graham Chapman before they formed Monty Python, are found.
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